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Internship Programs and Opportunities

Public Horticulture Internship

The Morton Arboretum offers up to two, 13-week summer internships in public horticulture. The Public Horticulture Internship is designed to introduce students to the dynamic, multifaceted, and rewarding field of public horticulture. By rotating among the science and horticulture staff at the Arboretum, interns gain a broad range of experiences that will help shape their future career interests.

At this time, the 2021 Public Horticulture Internship has been suspended. Please check back in January 2022 for additional updates regarding this possible internship opportunity for the summer of 2022. Learn more >

Center for Tree Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity, natural resources management, and urban life through the center’s NSF-REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene.

In order to create a safe and exceptional experience for students and staff, the 2021 REU program has been postponed until Summer 2022. General details about the program are available. Learn more >

Internship Opportunity

Chicago Region Trees Initiative Intern